David Jackson

Aug 15th 10:00 am - 10:00 am
US Navy
Vietnam War Veteran
MRC - Buster Metzger
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 David Jackson

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Mission Summary

Classification 

Military Veteran 

Military Branch

United States Navy 

Military Service 

Served from 1966 to 1970, including 13 months of combat duty, and was the Master-At-Arms on the USS Dale (DLG-19/CG-19 Leahy class guided missile cruiser), which, among other activities, succeeded in rescuing several military aviators in the Gulf of Tonkin.

Awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with 6 Bronze Stars, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea Special Operations), the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Navy Good Conduct Medal, the Navy Pistol and Rifle Marksman badges, and a National Certificate of Appreciation from then Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. 

Campaigns

Vietnam War (1962 - 1975)

Mission Segments 

Funeral Service, Interment Service 

Obituary

Link to Obituary 

Photo Permission

Yes

MRC

Buster Metzger

metzger2152@verizon.net

(214) 507-3504 

 

 

Part 1

Segment

Funeral Service 

Mission Date 

Monday, August 15, 2022 

Staging Time 

1000 

Briefing Time

1015

In Position/KSU Time

1030

Starting Time 

1100 

Staging Point 

Lucas Funeral Home 

Staging Address 

700 W Wall Street

Grapevine, TX 76051 

Map Link 

Link to Map 

Details 

Riders will stage at the funeral home. After the briefing, riders will stand tall and silent while family and friends arrive. After the service begins, the Certificate of Appreciation will be presented, and then flags will be furled and returned to the support vehicle to be reset at the cemetery. We will not be participating in a procession. 

Support 

Yes Terry Carr 

 

 

Part 2

Segment 

Interment Service 

Mission Date 

Monday, August 15, 2022 

Staging Time 

1145 

Briefing Time

1200

In Position/KSU Time

1215

Starting Time 

1230

Time(s) Estimated

Yes

Staging Point

Rolling Oaks Memorial Center 

Staging Address 

400 Freeport Pkwy

Coppell, TX 75019

Map Link 

Link to Map 

Details 

Riders will assist with setting flags at the gravesite and then await the arrival of the funeral coach and family.

NOTE: The family has requested that PGR FOLD AND PRESENT THE FLAG.

We will stand tall and silent throughout the graveside service, and, at the conclusion, flags will be returned to the support vehicle, and riders will be debriefed and dismissed. 

Support 

Yes Terry Carr

 

*** SAFETY NOTICE ***

Before volunteering and/or attending any North Texas Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below.

Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards.

Anyone attending any North Texas Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk.

Funeral Processions/Escorts

EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession. 

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic. 

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It's every RIDER'S PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY to hydrate prior to attending a mission. 

Begin drinking water the night before.  Drink water when you wake up and continue drinking water all day to ensure your body stays hydrated.

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